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Environmental Release Report: BROWN County, OH
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation in BROWN County*
    Cleanest/Best Counties in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Counties in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • Environmental Justice Analysis for BROWN County

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:ARSENIC (ORGANIC OR INORGANIC COMPOUNDS)
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY COMPOUNDS
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    See Scorecard's estimates of the health risks associated with outdoor air pollution for this area

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 2,752
    Suspected Carcinogens 105,564 5,160
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 1,096,620 4,600
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 2,016 .100
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 1,073,247
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 80,239
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 7,989,264 3,560
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 107,883 5,627
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 9,004,363 4,600
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 10,411,000 4,600
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,106,891 6,600
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 1,171
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,104,890 6,600
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 10,512,436 10,627
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 10,508,696 12,660

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 71,634 0 0 0 71,634 17,406 NA
    1989 27,656 0 0 0 27,656 7,644 NA
    1990 68,647 0 0 0 68,647 5,115 NA
    1991 100,591 0 0 0 100,591 12,732 139,133
    1992 82,315 0 0 0 82,315 10,216 127,608
    1993 48,818 0 0 0 48,818 6,062 91,841
    1994 127,717 0 0 0 127,717 6,170 133,925
    1995 103,432 0 0 0 103,432 28,457 192,899
    1996 13,624 0 0 0 13,624 0 13,526
    1997 55,488 0 0 0 55,488 10,698 60,837
    1998 12,947,782 12,778 3,270,000 0 16,230,560 12,647 24,769,915
    1999 12,839,247 10,431 2,646,000 0 15,495,678 9 22,338,525
    2000 14,212,284 20,152 3,127,475 0 17,359,911 39 21,280,998
    2001 9,282,753 16,405 2,987,585 0 12,286,742 13 16,199,579
    2002 10,521,753 18,127 3,342,714 0 13,882,593 9 18,362,092
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Dioxin Compounds Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Grams of Dioxin Compounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    2000 1.07 0 0 0 1.07 0 1.07
    2001 1.01 0 0 0 1.01 0 1.01
    2002 1.14 0 0 0 1.14 0 1.14
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